General Surgery Opportunity in Minnesota

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8445
Verified Date:05/12/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • BC/BE in General Surgery
  • C-Section-GS provides this coverage for the Nurse Midwives
  • 3 General Surgeons including1 bariatric and 1 vein/wound care
  • Call 1:3 weeknights and weekends
  • Busy, established practice includes general, bariatric, gallbladder, scopes, endoscopy, large mix of cases
  • Hospitalists cover the hospital during the day
  • Certified as HIMSS EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Level 7 for both our Inpatient and Ambulatory facilities
  • Service area is approximately a 60-mile radius. Over 11,000 patients are established at this clinic.

Compensation Details

  • Generous Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation assistance and more

Community Details

  • High-volume practice provides a wonderful small-town feel and team-focused atmosphere for someone to truly settle into a warm and welcoming community.
  • The beautiful clinic is directly attached to the hospital and located in the heart of Minnesota lake country.
  • Safe and growing community with low unemployment, exceptional school system and plenty of entertainment both indoors and out.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgery Salaries In Minneapolis, MN. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early.

The Housing Market. 5 bedroom plus office, 2 bathroom home, 3,087 sqft on 25 acres near Park Rapids! Great privacy, beautiful wood & ceramic floors, gardens, fruit trees, nice landscaping and gas burning fireplace in living room. Open kitchen/dining/living room with cathedral ceiling. Loft master with bath. Tar basketball court. 5 fenced acres east of house. Great deer & grouse hunting. 2 miles from Stony Beach. Heated garage. Porch overlooking your private acres! This home can be yours for
$249, 900.

The Community. A city in the Heartland Lakes region and is the county seat of Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. It is near Itasca State Park, the source of the Mississippi River, as well as the beginning of the Heartland State Trail.

The Employer. The clinic, built in 2007, gives you access to more care options. The primary care team often has same-day appointments available. If you don’t have an appointment, take advantage of our walk-in clinic where you can get care for minor illnesses and injuries.With small-town hospitality and a wide range of services, patients from as far as 50 miles away come see them.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 91 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport
  • 135 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 207 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 159 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 165 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 228 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 377 miles to Madison, WI
  • 394 miles to Omaha, NE

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 49 miles: Bemidji, MN (BJI / KBJI) Bemidji Regional Airport
  • 87 miles: Brainerd, MN (BRD / KBRD) Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
  • 91 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index: 101.5
  • City Cost of Living Index: 78.1
  • Mean Housing Cost: $236,657

Colleges and Universities:

  • Bemidji State University (about 40 miles)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 57 miles)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 66 miles)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 75 miles)


  • White Alone: 88.7%
  • Two or More Races: 3.4%
  • American Indian Alone: 3.3%
  • Black Alone: 1.9%
  • Hispanic: 1.4%
  • Asian Alone: 0.9%


  • State Income Tax Rate: 7.53%
  • Median Property Tax: $1,249 (1.0%)
  • State Sales Tax Rate: 6.88%
  • County Sales Tax Rate: 0.33%
  • Property Tax Rate: 1.05%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)


  • Two national resources and five state forests surround the area. There are numerous places to access the water and the Heartland State Trail. Some have swimming beaches, fishing piers, playground equipment, picnic shelters, tennis courts and other amenities to enjoy.
  • Over hundreds of miles of trail with exciting rides in remote areas others often don’t see. Local clubs maintain two primary trails in the area, which are connected with more miles of trails along county highways and byways.

Arts & Culture:

  • The area is steeped in a rich tradition of the arts, both visual and performance. Whether you are seeking a Branson-like experience, summer stock performances or opera!
  • Leech Lake Art League, 30 miles away, is an art study club you will be sure to enjoy.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Nearby Minneapolis has professional sports teams like the Twins and the  Vikings.
  • At Bemidji State University, you can watch them compete in division 2 sports.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Many water sports opportunities including Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Many wintertime activity opportunties abound like Ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skijoring and more.


  • Stores stock a wide inventory from sporting goods, clothing and souvenirs to furniture, kitchen accessories and books. Explore great options for “Up North” shopping. You can watch delectable fudge being made right before your eyes. Find a treasure in one of the antique or thrift stores.
  • Throughout the town, there are 30+ shops with food, clothes, and more!

Top Five things to do:

  1. Character Challenge Course
  2. Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park
  3. Jasper's Theater
  4. Aunt Belle's Confectionery
  5. Go Fish